New York Mets (50-31, 1st in NL East) vs. Cincinnati Reds (28-52, 5th in NL Central)
Cincinnati; Wednesday, 6:40 p.m. EDT
PITCHING PROBES: Mets: David Peterson (0-0); Reds: Graham Ashcraft (4-2, 4.53 ERA, 1.24 WHIP, 28 strikeouts)
FANDUEL SPORTS BOOK LINE: Mets -172, Reds +146; over/under is 9 1/2 runs
BOTTOM LINE: The Cincinnati Reds and New York Mets meet Wednesday, with the victor claiming the three-game streak.
Cincinnati is 14-26 at home and 28-52 overall. The Reds are gone in games 6-12 when they hit two or more home runs.
New York has a 24-18 record on the road and a 50-31 record overall. The Mets have the second-ranked team-on-base percentage in the NL at .326.
Wednesday’s game marks the third time these teams have met this season.
TOP PERFORMER: Brandon Drury has 17 home runs, 20 walks and 45 RBI while hitting .262 for the Reds. Nick Senzel is 13-to-33 with one home run and four RBI in his last 10 games.
Jeff McNeil ranks seventh in the Mets with a .319 batting average and has 18 doubles, a triple, four home runs, 21 walks and 34 RBI. Starling Marte is 13-to-37 with two homers and three RBI in the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Reds: 4-6, .243 batting average, 6.31 ERA, surpassed by 23 runs
Mets: 5-5, .218 batting average, 3.64 ERA, bested five runs
INJURIES: Reds: Tony Santillan: 60 days IL (back), Aramis Garcia: Day to Day (elbows), Art Warren: 15 days IL (elbows), Kyle Farmer: Day to Day (hand), Tejay Antone: 60 days IL (elbows), Lucas Sims: 60 days IL (back), Alexis Diaz: 15 days IL (biceps), Aristides Aquino: 10 days IL (calf), Jake Fraley: 60 days IL (knee), Tyler Stephenson: 10 days IL (hand), Vladimir Gutierrez: 15 days IL (forearm), Justin Wilson: 60 days IL (elbow), Connor Overton: 60 days IL (back), Daniel Duarte: 60 days IL (elbow), Justin Dunn: 60 days IL (Shoulder)
Mets: Chris Bassitt: 15 days IL (undisclosed), Tylor Megill: 60 days IL (shoulder), Travis Jankowski: 10 days IL (hand), Sean Reid-Foley: 60 days IL (elbow), Trevor May: 60 Days IL (Triceps), Jacob deGrom: 60 Days IL (Shoulder), John Curtiss: 60 Days IL (Elbows), Joey Lucchesi: 60 Days IL (Elbows)
The Associated Press created this story using Data Skrive technology and data from Sportradar.
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